The showers framed antique style has thick metal bars at the edges of the glass partition. The modern bathrooms often feature a frameless shower for a cleaner look. Since the shower has a frame around the glass, nothing obstructs the view of the shower, so the bathroom seems larger. The shower doors frameless not have a metal frame around the edges. Hinges and door handle are the only visible parts binding. No frame, shower doors need to be thinner. Compared with framless shower doors, glass doors framless can be up to 6 mm thinner.
The door frame supports glass shower, which is 1 cm thick. The door hinges are also integrated into the framework rather than the glass itself. Framless shower doors rest on the frame or on the wall to hold the frame hinges.
When you consider yourself a framless shower doors as a replacement frames shower, you cannot use your old door with frame you take away for framless shower door. The door frame was hinged to the frame around the shower or on the wall. Since the hinges are built into the frame and not the glass, remove the frame, have a single piece of tempered glass, which cannot be cut to accommodate the hinge screws.